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News Archive for 2015

<em>The Birds</em> and <em>Donít Look Now</em> - New cover designs from Virago

The Birds and Donít Look Now - New cover designs from Virago

Virago is to publish two of Daphne du Maurierís best-loved and most spine-tingling short story collections as Virago Modern Classics designer hardbacks. Both The Birds and Other Stories and Donít Look Now and Other Stories will come with covers by award-winning textiles designer Neisha Crosland. These two new hardback editions ... More ››

<em>My Cousin Rachel</em> Film Rumours - September 2015

My Cousin Rachel Film Rumours - September 2015

There are whispers that a new film of My Cousin Rachel is going to be made, over sixty years after the original film, which starred Olivia de Havilland and Richard Burton and was directed by Henry Koster. The film is now set to be modernised by writer-director Roger Michell and could be in our cinemas in 2017.... More ››

<em>Jamaica Inn</em>,<em> Rebecca</em>, <em>Frenchman's Creek</em>

Jamaica Inn, Rebecca, Frenchman's Creek

Since 2003 Virago has been publishing the works of Daphne du Maurier and now all her books are back in print. During that time views about Daphneís writing have changed a lot. She is no longer thought of as a romantic novelist but is now widely read, increasingly studied and has undergone a complete reappraisal. ... More ››

<em>Rebecca</em> - A play adapted and directed by Emma Price

Rebecca - A play adapted and directed by Emma Price

Rebecca is timeless; the book beloved by generations and the iconic Alfred Hitchcock film a classic of the genre. Now Rebecca bursts onto the stage! Emma Rice, the award winning director, has created a spellbinding new production of Daphne du Maurierís masterpiece which conjures Cornish romance and theatrical magic. ... More ››

Kneehigh Theatre Website

<em>Manderley For Ever</em> by Tatiana de Rosnay

Manderley For Ever by Tatiana de Rosnay

Tatiana de Rosnay, the writer best known for her novel Sarahís Key, has been fascinated by Daphne du Maurier since she was a child and it was Daphne who made her want to be a writer. Tatianaís book Manderley For Ever, grown from that obsession, is the first biography written about Daphne du Maurier in the French language. ... More ››

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